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Unnumber'd Comforts to my Soul
Thy tender Care bestow'd, Before my Infant Heart conceiv'd
From whom those Comforts flow'd.
With heedless Steps I ran,
And led me up to Man.
Thro' hidden Dangers, Toils, and Deaths,
It gently clear'd my Way,
More to be fear'd than they.
With Health renew'd my Face; ,
Reviv'd my Soul with Grace.
Thy bounteous Hand, with worldly Bliss,
Has made my Cup run o'er,
Has doubled all my Store.
My daily Thanks employ;
That tastes those Gifts with Joy.
Through ev'ry Period of my Life
Thy Goodness I'll pursue,
The glorious Theme renew.
Divide thy Works no more,
Thy Itfcrcy shall adore.
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The different Manner of relating the Facts by each Evangelist is exemplify'd.
To which are annexed,
References to other Parts of the HOLY SCRIPTURE, but especially to those contained in the New Testament.
The His Tory os tile ACTS of the APOSTLES.
John III. 16. GOD so loved the World, that be gave bis only
begotten Son, that whosoever be/ievetb in him jhould not perijb, but
have Everlasting Life: 17. For GOD sent not his Son into the World to condemn the World,
but that the World through him might be saved. 19. This is the Condemnation, that Light is come into the World, end
Men loved Darkness rather than Light, because their Deeds were
Printed by J o s. D o w N I N O, in Bartholomew-Close. M.DCC.XXXIIL
|HRISTIANITY is sounded upon the Principles of what is called Natural Religion.
THAT there is One Supreme and Eternal Being, the Creator of all Things, and whom all Men ought to Worship and Obey.
THAT the Souls of Men are Immortal, and capable of subsisting after Death.
THESE being the Foundations of all ReLigion, it is most agreeable to Reason, that the God whom we are to serve should himself prescribe the Way of his own Worship.
THE Heavens indeed proclaim the Glory of God, and the Firmament jheiveth his Handywork; but these itinerant Preachers, tho' they declare his Eternal Power and Godhead, yet they could never instruct Mankind how the Favour and Mercy of the Almighty were to be obtained. For such was the lapsed and vitiated State of the human Nature, that tho' they professed to know God, yet they glorified him not asGod; but grew vain in their Imaginations,
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